Chromecast with Google TV gets an update (but not the update we're waiting for)

Chromecast with Google TV gets an update (but not the update we're waiting for)

The Chromecast with Google TV has its first update of 2022. The new software version makes some improvements, but unfortunately it’s not the Android 12 update we were waiting for.

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Update for Chromecast with Google TV

Do you have a Chromecast with Google TV? Then we have good news, because from now on a software update for the device is available. That was necessary, because the Chromecast was last updated seven months(!) ago. The update is 140MB in size and new remote control software is also available.

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The update contains the May 2022 security patch. Not the most recent patch, but the Chromecast with Google TV was still running the October 2021 update. In addition, minor improvements are made, including with the WiFi and Bluetooth connection. Unfortunately, major new features are missing, although the Chromecast recently did receive a handy profiles function.

The bad news is that the streaming dongle still runs on Android 10, while the Android 12 version was made available by Google months ago. It is unclear if and when the Chromecast with Google TV will be updated to the latest software. As soon as more is known about this, you will of course read it on Android Planet.

So you can see the Update Chromecast with Google TV:

Click on your profile picture at the top right and choose ‘Settings’;

    Then go to ‘System> About> System Update’;

You should see the update appear. After this you can download it and install it on your Chromecast.

More about the Chromecast with Google TV

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The Chromecast with Google TV is one of the finest gadgets that the search giant has released in recent years. The streaming dongle is basically like the ‘normal’ Chromecast, but has many more functions. This way you can get started with Google TV, an extensive interface on which you can install apps.

This means you don’t have to download a Netflix series or HBO Max movie to your television, but simply open the app on your television. The Chromecast with Google TV also provides viewing recommendations and you can keep a list of the movies and series you still want to check.

In the

Chromecast with Google TV review you can read a lot more about the streaming device. Or check the video below to see the Chromecast in action. The dongle has been officially available in the Netherlands since last month for 69.99 euros.

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